Alumni Profiles

Jul 16, 2020

A Lesson in ‘Seizing the Moment’ to Land a Full-Time Job After Graduation

For students who are serious about finding a fulfilling job after graduation, taking the time to engage with the people and opportunities around them is a must. Just ask recent Poole College of Management alumni Gabriela Snow and Allison Taphouse, who, thanks to some strategic networking their senior year, now work full-time jobs they love.

Jun 16, 2020

Graduation Spotlight: Graham Murphrey

For recent Poole College of Management alumnus Graham Murphrey, supply chain management is all about solving problems to make processes more efficient. He says it’s what interests him most about the field, and is the reason he decided to study it in the first place.

May 15, 2020

Leading the Pack: Kaitlyn Pennington

Kaitlyn Pennington is a 2017 Jenkins MBA alumna. Pennington now works as a senior analysis of supply chain insights at the American Red Cross. She says that, one key element to her student experience was the opportunity to complete multiple […]

Feb 10, 2020

How One Poole Alumna Combined Her Passion for Medicine, Supply Chain and International Studies

by Carson Powell Lorena Souza is a recent alumna of the NC State Poole College of Management who received her bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in supply chain in December 2019. While Souza will soon be starting […]

Nov 21, 2019

Jenkins MBA Alumnus Shares His Journey in Supply Chain Management

By Carson Powell Adam Hardie is a category manager for Eaton, a global technology leader and power management company, and is responsible for supplier strategy and management for categories that total over $100 million in annual spend. On top of […]

Aug 22, 2019

David Catron MBA’18: Fueling Career Growth with a Supply Chain MBA

David Catron is a 2018 Jenkins MBA alum and former SCRC Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) who was recently promoted to Director of Strategic Pricing at IQVIA, an industry-leading clinical research organization. In this video interview, transcribed below, David talks about […]

Jul 18, 2019

Vishnu Kotipalli MBA/MIE’18: A Testament to Academia’s Impact on Industry

Vishnu Kotipalli graduated from NC State in 2018, having earned both a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and a Master of Industrial Engineering (MIE) degree through the Poole College of Management’s dual-degree program. In this interview, Kotipalli discusses what […]

Jun 20, 2019

Graham Givens MBA’17: Leveraging the Power of the Supply Chain for a More Sustainable Future

Graham Givens is a purpose-driven Jenkins MBA supply chain alum with a passion for creating a more sustainable future. Givens graduated from NC State with his MBA in supply chain management in 2017, and is now the Sustainability Manager at […]

Apr 11, 2019

Lindsay Schilleman MBA’17: A Day in the Life

Lindsay Schilleman is a 2017 NC State Jenkins MBA alumna and Supply Chain Analyst at VF Corp. In this third installment of our “Day in the Life” Series — outlined below — Lindsay shares her thoughts and experiences on choosing […]